Monthly Archives: September 2012

NAACP Files Discrimination Complaint With NY Elite High Schools

via NAACP Files Discrimination Complaint With NY Elite High Schools. The NAACP has filed a discriminatory complaint with the U.S. Department of Education, accusing New York City’s top high schools of discriminatory admission practices. Advertisements

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Nigeria: Saudi Detains 400 Female Pilgrims

via allAfrica.com: Nigeria: Saudi Detains 400 Female Pilgrims. Four hundred female pilgrims from Nigeria that arrived in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia yesterday to participate in this year’s annual hajj were promptly separated from their male counterparts and detained by the Saudi … Continue reading

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Nigeria: Mixed Feelings Trail Imprisonment of Nollywood Actor Over Gay

via allAfrica.com: Nigeria: Mixed Feelings Trail Imprisonment of Nollywood Actor Over Gay. Mixed feelings have continued to trail last Monday’s imprisonment of a 28-year old actor, Mr. Chukwuemeka by a Karu Senior Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for having sexual intercourse with … Continue reading

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Uganda: Museveni Is a God-Guided Leader, Says Angina

via allAfrica.com: Uganda: Museveni Is a God-Guided Leader, Says Angina. Army MP and chief of staff for Land Forces, Maj. Gen. Charles Angina has said Uganda is blessed to have President Yoweri Museveni because he is a God-guided leader. Speaking … Continue reading

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Africa: Land, Water and Resource-Grabbing and Its Impact on Food Security

via allAfrica.com: Africa: Land, Water and Resource-Grabbing and Its Impact on Food Security. One of the greatest threats Africa has ever faced is the impact from this new phenomenon of land-grabbing. In many places, these land grabs are going on … Continue reading

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A Shared History – Africa Pays Hommage at African Burial Ground in New York

via allAfrica.com: Africa: A Shared History – Africa Pays Hommage at African Burial Ground in New York. During the closing Wreath-laying Ceremony at the African Burial Ground in lower Manhattan yesterday, H.E. Anatolio Ndong Mba, Ambassador for the Republic of … Continue reading

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allAfrica.com: Africa: Of Myth and Man – the Legacy of Bob Marley

via allAfrica.com: Africa: Of Myth and Man – the Legacy of Bob Marley. The voice of Bob Marley is needed now more than ever. His lyrics may well have given inspiration and solace to as many as did Martin Luther … Continue reading

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